Oct 5, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. that's why we pass this law. >> he may joke. >> for all you moms and kids out there, don't worry, somebody is finally getting tough on big bird. >> without his rival, mr. obama took jabs at his opponent's comments about cutting funding to pbs. >> elmo has to watch out, too. governor romney plans to let wall street run wild again, but he's going to bring down the hammer on sesame street. >> and finally, it's what supporters had hoped he would have brought up at the debate, the 47% comment made by romney at a fund raising event missing the portion of americans expected to vote for the president. >> it takes more than one party. it certainly can't happen if you are willing to write off half the nation before you take office. >> surrounded by supporters. >> we are strong and we're going to contin fighting forward. >> mr. obama hopes to keep the swing state of virginia blue for the second time in 48 years. >> if you'll vote for me in november, we will win a fairfax county again. >> at george mason university, surae chin 9news now. >> as you know, there are two more president
Oct 3, 2012 7:00pm EDT
last night. she didn't know manatee riding, joyriding, is against state law. okay. it's been one of the most devicive topics among washingtonians in recent memories. should teddy roosevelt finally win a race? like it or not, it happened this afternoon. teddy was far behind, but in there jumps the philly fanatic. he knocks down the other three, clearing the way for an easy victory. the nats beat the philadelphia phillies 5-1. >> it was fitting. >> especially, they own the division. >> best record in baseball. that's good stuff. >> it is good stuff. long time coming. >> humid, almost like summertime, almost like september, but some big changes on the way. we'll take you through it. first things first, a live look outside. 82 is the high. we are still pretty toasty downtown. winds calm, pressure up just a little bit at 30.08 inches of mercury. okay, talk about the fall color. a couple e-mails on this. yesterday we told you why the leaves change in the first place. it is not all about the cold weather, it's about the shortness of the days. you jump the divide, you are near peek.
Oct 8, 2012 4:00am EDT
of law. we have a report on prayer, cheerleaders and right to free speech. >> ter: frida under the lights in texas with the band, the fans, the players and something different. a banner with a christian message written by the school's cheerleaders. >> we thought it would be a great message to get across. >> reporter: that message is at the center of a legal battle, the school superintendent banned the religious themed banners last month when a wisconsin group claimed they violate the separation of church and state. a judge has allowed the practice to continue until he rules. there were more religious signs than ever before from friends and family who say the cheerleaders messages on the banners are free speech. >> both the united states constitution and the texas constitution guarantee the right to freely express your religious viewpoints. >> reporter: the cheerleaders parents have hired an attorney to keep the christian banners. he says because the girls decided to use the bible verses on their own and not at the school's request, it's their protected speech. >> even at a school football